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February 23rd, 2007
Media Advisory: Museum Parking Fees Extending to Include Weekdays


Beginning Thursday, March 1, 2007, the Museum’s parking charge, currently $5 on the Terrace on weekends, will be in effect seven days a week for general visitors. A $4 parking charge will apply to Museum members beginning April 1, 2007. The $5 parking fee has previously applied on weekends only.

Visitors arriving by car will pay at the parking kiosk recently installed near the West Entrance. The kiosk will be attended from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. (8:45 p.m. on Friday evenings).

The Museum is also served by public transportation including SEPTA bus routes 7, 48, 32, and 38 as well as the Phlash service (seasonal).

Contact: Norman Keyes, Jr. 215-684-7862/ nkeyes@philamuseum.org

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is Philadelphia's art museum. We are a landmark building. A world-renowned collection. A place that welcomes everyone. We bring the arts to life, inspiring visitors—through scholarly study and creative play—to discover the spirit of imagination that lies in everyone. We connect people with the arts in rich and varied ways, making the experience of the Museum surprising, lively, and always memorable. We are committed to inviting visitors to see the world—and themselves—anew through the beauty and expressive power of the arts.

For additional information, contact the Communications Department of the Philadelphia Museum of Art phone at 215-684-7860, by fax at 215-235-0050, or by e-mail at pressroom@philamuseum.org. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 26th Street. For general information, call (215) 763-8100.

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